Northwestern Clinical Fellowship – Deadline March 15

February 25, 2014

Northwestern University School of Law invites applications for its Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Foundation Clinical Fellowship Program.  The Montgomery Foundation Fellowship Program trains aspiring clinical teachers and public interest lawyers.  Montgomery Foundation Fellows work under the supervision of Bluhm Legal Clinic faculty.  Fellows, along with Clinic faculty, supervise students on projects focused on the reduction of jail and prison populations.  This will include representation of clients and development of policy initiatives. This is a two-year fellowship.  The Montgomery Foundation Fellowship Program seeks applicants with 2-5 years of legal practice experience. 

Applicants should send letters of interest and resumes to Shericka Pringle, Administrative Director, Bluhm Legal Clinic (springle@law.northwestern.edu) and to Professor Thomas F. Geraghty (tgeraghty@law.northwestern.edu).  The deadline for applications is March 15, 2014.  It is anticipated that the Montgomery Foundation Fellow will start in April.  Salary and benefits will be competitive. 

The Bluhm Legal Clinic currently includes clinical faculty teaching in its Children and Family Justice Center, The Center on Wrongful Convictions, The Center on International Human Rights, the Entrepreneurship Law Center, Roderick MacArthur Justice Center, the Environmental Law Clinic and other clinical programs that include appellate advocacy, criminal defense, civil litigation (predatory lending cases, civil suits arising from wrongful convictions, an landlord tenant cases), externship, negotiations and trial advocacy.

Northwestern University School of Law is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minority candidates.

 

Shericka Pringle

Executive Director of Administration

Bluhm Legal Clinic

Northwestern University School of Law

750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 800

Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312/503-0190

Fax: 312/503-8977

www.law.northwestern.edu/legalclinic

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